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OZARK, Mo. - Funeral services for Walter Brazeale, 87, father of Gena Liner of Plainview, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home.
Mr. Brazeale died today, 7:45 a.m. today in the Ozark Nursing and Care Center.
Other survivors include his wife, Iva; two sons, two other daughters; two brothers, two stepbrothers; one sister; and several grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the Ollie Liner Scholarship at Texas Tech
University, P.O. Box 42123, Lubbock 79409.
Funeral services for Robert Wayne “Rob” Biles, 19, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in College Heights Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Robertson, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Biles died at 12:25 p.m. Friday, March 19, 1997 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 31, 1978, in Arlington. He moved to Plainview in 1990 from Tulia and attended Plainview schools. He worked for Dowdy Plumbing.
Survivors include his parents, Robert and Marion Biles of Plainview;
a sister, Amy Biles of Plainview; and his grandparents, Ed and Ruby Biles
of Sunset and Pearl Hooten of Plainview.
TULIA - Funeral services for Waymon Featherston, 85, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Central Church of Christ with Trey Morgan, minister, officiating.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery by Wallace Funeral Home.
Mr. Featherston died at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, March 27, 1997, in Amarillo.
He was born May 17, 1911, in Everton, Ark., and graduated from Western Grove, Ark., high school. He received a diploma from Draughn´s Business College in 1933 and moved to Amarillo in 1934 where he worked for International Harvester Implement Co., as district manager until 1942.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and in 1946 moved to Hobbs, N.M., and operated Auto Finance Co. He moved to Tulia in 1948 and was an independent International Harvester dealer for 20 years and a real estate broker.
He was a member of Central Church of Christ, Tulia Lions Club, and was a past president of the Tulia school board.
He married Verna Culpepper on Jan. 18, 1941, in Hereford.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Susan Featherston of Dallas; one sister, Lois Cook of Harrison, Ark.; one brother, James Featherston of West Memphis, Ark.; and one grandchild.
Two brothers, Joe and Charles Featherston, and one sister, Dale Eiberg, are deceased.
Pallbearers will be Patrick G. Hubbard, T.A. Hayhurst, Bob Colson, George Jennings Jr., Kenneth Littlefield and Dale Henson.
The family suggests memorials to Cal Farley´s Boy´s Ranch or to High Plains Children´s Home.
Funeral services for Naomi Holdridge, 87, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Trinity Fellowship Church with the Rev. Randy Dean, pastor of the Living Word Chapel in Forrest, Wis., and the Rev. Steve Rogers, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Holdridge died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 1997, at her residence after a lengthy illness.
She was born Naomi Coley on May 10, 1909, in DeLeon where she grew up and graduated from high school. She attended Texas Woman´s College in Fort Worth. She married Paul Holdridge on July 15, 1929, in DeLeon and moved to Comanche County where she taught for two years.
As the wife of an Assembly of God minister, she lived in several different towns. She moved to McCamey in 1937, to Plainview in 1939, to Hope, Ark., in 1945, to Albuquerque, N.M., in 1951, to Bartlesville, Okla., in 1956 and to Waxahachie in 1970. She returned to Plainview in 1977.
She attended Trinity Fellowship Church and was a member of the Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study.
The Rev. Holdridge died on Jan. 18, 1997 in Plainview.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. John (Carolyn) Warrick of Plainview and Mrs. Russell (Elaine) Rowton of Edmond, Okla.; one son, Gene Holdridge of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother, Bill Coley of Bedford; three sisters, Geneva Hyden of Dallas, Frances Henry of Burnet and Neta Conway of Salinas, Kan.; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family will be at Lemons Funeral Home Sunday from 1-3 p.m. and at Trinity Fellowship Church on Monday from 1 p.m. until service time.
Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels or to The Gideons.
LOGAN, N.M. - Funeral services for Carvel C. “Corky” Sims, 81, father of Gay Sims of Tulia, were at 10:30 a.m. (MST) today in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dan Pearce, minister, and Fred Boatman, a Baptist minister, officiating.
Burial will be at 4:30 p.m. today in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, N.M.
Mr. Sims died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born April 21, 1915, in Vineyard, Texas. He moved to Logan from California in 1964. He had worked as a carpenter before retiring in 1994. While living in California he worked in a defense factory in San Diego. He was active in First Baptist Church of Logan and the Logan Senior Citizens Center.
Other survivors include his wife, Marie; a son, Steve Sims of Artesia, N.M.; two sisters, Bessie Shippard of Bridgeport, Texas and Oleta Carver of Fort Worth; one brother, Theodore Sims of Jacksboro, Texas; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Pat Anderson; a brother, Rasco Sims, and three sisters, Marie Carver, Hazel Dunn and Jo Garner, are deceased.
The family suggests memorials to Helping Hands Hospice of Tucumcari
or to First Baptist Church Building Fund in Logan.
AMARILLO - Graveside services for Lloyd Thompson, 76, son of Edna Thompson and brother of Sandra Moody, both of Lockney, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Lockney Cemetery. Cremation was by Memorial Park Crematory with arrangements by Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors.
Mr. Thompson died Thursday, March 27, 1997.
He was born in Willowtop, Okla., and had lived in Amarillo for 10 years. He worked for HBH Construction on the pipeline.
He was a pilot in the Navy during World War II and received a Navy Cross and a Purple Heart.
His wife, Nell Thompson, died in 1984.
Other survivors include a son, David Thompson of Edwardsville, Ill.
Clara B. Cowan
Funeral services for Clara B. Cowan, 89, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church Chapel with Dr. Max Browning, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cowan died at 9:20 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 1997, in Prairie House Living Center.
She was born June 2, 1907, in Denton County where she grew up and graduated from Denton High School in 1926. She attended North Texas Teacher´s College for two years and taught in Mallard one year.
After her marriage she moved to Memphis and taught four years. In 1940 she moved to Plainview and graduated from Wayland Baptist College in 1949, the first four-year graduating class, with a bachelor´s degree in education. She taught second grade at Highland Elementary from 1949-1967 when she retired.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Hooten Dean Bible Class, United Methodist Women, a charter member of Plainview Community Concert, Plainview Knife & Fork, 57 Supper Club, Delphin Club, Retired Teacher´s Association, Gamma Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and Quester´s Club.
She married Sam Cowan on May 20, 1928, in Denton.
Survivors include her husband; one daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Fred Story of Tulia; a son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Jean Cowan Jr. of Plainview; five sisters, Sue Neely of Hillsboro, Ruby Lee Gunter of Fort Worth, May Tunnell of Wichita Falls, Tommye Smith of DeSoto and Margaritte Gardenhire of Mineral Wells; four grandchildren, Larry Story of Lubbock, Carol Allen of Tulia, Donna Rowe of Goodlettsville, Tenn., and David Cowan of Whitewright; and five great-grandsons.
The family will be at 1200 Yonkers.
Garvise E. Claxton
TULIA - Graveside services for Garvise Elwood Claxton, 57, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery with Ronald Huckeby, lay minister from Tulia, officiating.
Burial arrangements are by Wallace of Funeral Home.
Mr. Claxton died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 1997 in Lubbock.
He was born Oct. 2, 1939 in El Paso. He moved to Tulia from El Paso, served in the U.S. Air Force and was a truck driver for Standard Meat Company of Fort Worth until his retirement. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Tulia.
He is survived by two daughters, Melody Lane Claxton and Belinda Gail
Claxton; and one sister, Sharon Dahl of Fort Worth.
ODESSA - Graveside services for Lester Morece Hightower, 87, stepfather of former Plainview resident Ruby Hardin Burns of Brenham, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Ector County/Rosehill Cemetery.
Burial arrangements are by Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
Mr. Hightower died Wednesday, April 9, 1997, in Comanche Trail Nursing Center in Big Spring.
He was born May 11, 1909 in Comanche. He moved to Odessa in 1950 from Monahans and was a retired Maytag repairman. He had owned Hightower appliance repair for 20 years and also had worked in the oil fields.
He was a member of Andy G. Vaughn Masonic Lodge #1485, El Maida Temple,and past patron of Floyd Easterling Order of Eastern Star #1074. He enjoyed making the sounds of a train whistle for children.
He married Beatrice Hardin on Jan. 16, 1970.
Other survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert Hightower of Grand Prairie and Raymond Hightower of San Angelo; two daughters, Juanita Harrington and Treva Cathey, both of Plano; four step-sons, Leon and Delbert Hardin of Palestine, O´Dell Hardin of Odessa and Lynn Hardin of Lipan; three other step-daughters, Mollie Jeanne Hardin and Barbara Brooks Ray, both of Odessa, and Dana Meeks of Bastrop; a brother, Tom Gregg of Big Spring; a sister, Opal Covington of Big Spring; 16 grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Family Hospice, 3210 E. 11th Place,
Big Spring 79720.
June Corine Hughes
Funeral services for June Corine Hughes, 73, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Northside Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Foote, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hughes died at midnight Wednesday, June 9, 1997, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.
She was born June Corine Moreman on Oct. 28, 1923, in Hall County. She moved to Silverton in 1957 and to Plainview in 1965.
She was a member of Northside Baptist Church and had been a bookkeeper for Bearings and Industrial Supply for 17 years, retiring in 1986.
She married Rupert Hughes on Jan. 5, 1946, in Memphis, Texas.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Kathy Moody of San Antonio; one son, Ronny Hughes of Plainview; two brothers, Jack Moreman of Lubbock and Bob Moreman of Pasco, Wash.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A son, Donald Hughes, is deceased.
Dan N. Thompson
ABERNATHY - Memorial services for Dan Thompson, 53, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Wilcox, pastor, and the Rev. Dennis Teeters, pastor of Lamesa First Baptist Church, officiating.
Cremation was by Abell Funeral Home.
Mr. Thompson died Wednesday, April 9, 1997, in St. Mary of the Plains Hospital in Lubbock.
He was born on Feb. 13, 1944, in Lubbock. He had been a lifelong Abernathy resident and had served on the board of directors for Consumer Fuel Association and Tuco Gin. He was a farmer.
He married Frances Teaff in 1961 in Abernathy.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Matthew Thompson of College Station; two daughters, Mandy Thompson of Dallas and Melissa Smith of Lakeland, Fla.; his mother, Leoma Bolin of Plainview; two sisters, Sharon Boatman of Austin and Sonja Thompson of Plainview; and two grandchildren.
A daughter, Tari Danette Thompson, died in 1963.
The family suggests memorials to the Matt Thompson Memorial Scholarship
Fund c/o Security Bank, 611 Ave. D., Abernathy, 79311 or to the American
Lung Association or to a favorite charity.
Johnny Lawrence Williams
VANCOUVER, Wash. - Funeral services for Johnny Lawrence Williams, 73, former Plainview resident, are pending.
Mr. Williams died Wednesday, April 9, in Vancouver.
Landon H. Donnell
Memorial services for Landon H. Donnell, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church with Dr. Max Browning, pastor, officiating.
Private burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Plainview Memorial Park by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mr. Donnell died at 2:06 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.
He was born in Silverton and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After his discharge he came to Plainview and managed the Floyd County Memorial Park Cemetery and then was with Walter Haynes Motor Co., starting the first auto leasing company in Plainview.
He served 22 years as business manager of the Plainview Hospital and was instrumental in getting federal grants to build Central Plains Hospital (now Methodist Hospital Plainview) in 1969. He served as assistant administrator and, on various occasion, as interim administrator.
After retiring, he worked part-time in sales for Gentry-Martin Lincoln-Mercury.
He and Virginia Sharp were married Feb. 14, 1941.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church, a past member of the Plainview Lions Club and he and his wife received the Citizens Service Award from the Chamber of Commerce in 1992 for longtime service to the community.
Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. John (Debbie) Terrell of Lubbock;
and a brother, Wayne Donnell, of Lindale.
SNYDER - Funeral services for Estelle Gary, 89, of Floydada, will be at 2 p.m. today at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tod Hosler officiating and the Rev. C.J. Smith assisting.
Burial will be in Dunn Cemetery.
Mrs. Gary died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, at her residence.
She was a homemaker and a member of Dunn Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, John of Weatherford and Tommy of Vienne,
Va.; two daughters, Inez Miller of Floydada and Virginia Morris of Longview;
a brother, Luther Williamson of Snyder; a sister, Ethel Keeter of Folsum,
Calif.; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
LORENZO - Funeral services for Doris Knowlton, 87, sister of Johnnie Clayton of Plainview, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Williams, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Lorenzo Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home.
Mrs. Knowlton died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at Lubbock´s University Medical Center.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Faithful Samaritan Sunday School class. She was an artist and a member of the Lorenzo Study Club.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Carole Kelley of Idalou;
another brother, Lyle Clayton of Washington; a sister, Betty Hays of Canyon;
three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Mary Ausburn Morris, 52, sister of Nancy Barnett of Plainview, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Sanders Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. J. Thomas Lapacka, minister of Worldwide Church of God, officiating, and the Rev. Thomas W. Daughterty, chaplain at Methodist Hospital, assisting.
Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.
Mrs. Morris died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at Methodist Hospital.
She was a member of the Worldwide Church of God.
Survivors include a son, Douglas Wade of Lubbock; a daughter, Amy Katherine Lee of Lubbock; and her mother, Irene Wilson of Lubbock.
The family suggests memorials to the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing
or to the Diabetes Association.
BROWNWOOD - Funeral services for Eleanor Lee McFarling Tracy, 92, former Tulia resident, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Glen Reddell and the Rev. Robert Williams officiating.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia.
Mrs. Tracy died at 3:19 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1997, in a Brownwood nursing home.
She was born June 22, 1904, in Rotan, the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. C.W. McFarling. She moved with her family to Tulia at an early age where her father practiced family medicine. She graduated from Baylor University and received a master´s degree from the University of Southern California.
She married Nat Tracy, a Baptist minister, on Aug. 23, 1927. He died July 10, 1979.
During World War II, while her husband was serving as military chaplain in the Middle East, she directed their ministry at the Ruleville Baptist Church in Ruleville, Miss., until his discharge. She later helped him with his duties as bible professor and head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Howard Payne University.
She taught Sunday school and played the piano for her Sunday school department for many years at First Baptist Church. She also was a volunteer in the Ladies Auxiliary at Brownwood Regional Hospital.
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Kate McFarling of Neosho, Mo.; a sister, Elizabeth Wilson of Albuquerque, N.M.; six nephews; and three nieces.
The family suggests memorials to the Dr. Nat Tracy Scholarship, First
Baptist Church, Brownwood.
LOCKNEY - Funeral services for James Eldon Wigington, 70, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Vance Mitchell, pastor of First Assembly of God in Floydada, officiating.
Burial will be in the Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.
Mr. Wigington died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at Methodist Hospital in Lubbock.
He was a blacksmith and a member of the Lockney VFW and the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Jimmy Wigington of Austin; two daughters, Nancy Cave of McAllen and Joyce Carrell of San Antonio; a brother, Donald Ray Wigington of Aurora, Colo.; a sister, Virginia Strickland of Lockney; and six grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home on Friday from 8 a.m. until service time.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Bill G. Austin
OLTON - Funeral services for Bill G. Austin, 66, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Leland Lewis pastor of Assembly of God Church in Lamesa, and the Rev. Bobby Broyles, pastor of First Baptist Church in Earth, officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at 2 p.m. in Clarksville by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.
Mr. Austin died at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 1997, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born on July 15, 1930, in Annona. He had worked for West Texas Gas in Olton for 32 years and was a member of the Assembly of God church.
He married Mary Carson on July 14, 1952, in Hope, Ark.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Randy Austin of Graham and Keith Austin of Lubbock; two daughters, Alice Fields of Neodesha, Kan., and Sheri Elkins of Earth; one brother, Marshall Austin of Bisbee, Ariz.; one sister, Ida Walters of Bisbee; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Roy Harmon, Raul Valdez, Marlin Edwards, Leslie Kennedy, DeVern Mandrell and Jack Kirby.
The family suggests memorials to Family Hospice of the Plains, 7109
Olton Road, Plainview, TX 79072.
Julio Aguilar Sr.
Funeral services for Julio Aguilar Sr., 87, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Aguilar died at 8:45 a.m. today, May 30, 1997, at his residence.
Madelaine R. Kemp
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Memorial services for Madelaine R. Kemp, 53, former Plainview resident, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in Seattle. A memorial service will be held in Plainview at a later date.
Ms. Kemp died at noon Wednesday, April 28, 1997, in Seattle after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 23, 1944 in Birmingham, Ala.
She received a degree from a Alabama University was a missionary in several states before moving to Seattle. She moved to Plainview from Seattle in 1991 and worked for Albertson´s. She was a substitute in the Plainview ISD and in 1994 received a teaching certificate from Wayland University and taught school at Lakeside for one year.
She was a founding member of Mid-Plains Singles Club and a member of the Organ Guild and B&PW Club.
She had worked as organist and choir director at First Christian Church and was organist at First Assembly of God and at Community Christian Church in Lubbock.
She returned to Seattle in 1995 and worked for Ace Hardware.
In Plainview she was a member of College Heights Baptist Church and after returning to Seattle, was a member of North Seattle Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lee (Charla) Mills of Seattle; her mother and father, Ruth and Guy Halbrooks of Birmingham, Ala.; a brother, Dr. Tom Halbrooks of Richmond, Va.; a grandson, Ian Silas Mills of Seattle; a nephew; and several Plainview friends including special friends, Lola Carter and Deborah and Andrew Moody.
The family suggests memorials to North Seattle Christian and Missionary
Alliance Church, 2150 North 122nd, Seattle, WA 98133.
Joan Clark Latta
Funeral services for Joan Clark Latta, 62, will be at 2 p.m. today in Two Buttes, Colo.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Plainview Memorial Park. Burial arrangements are by Rich´s Funeral Home of Two Buttes.
Mrs. Latta died Tuesday, May 27, 1997, in Southeast Colorado Hospital in Springfield, Colo.
She was born on Nov. 15, 1934, in McAdoo and moved to Cotton Center in 1948 and to Plainview in 1949. She moved to Two Buttes in 1962.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Steve Myers
and Adeana and Randy Shaw, all of Two Buttes; a sister, Phoebe Cypert of
Plainview; two sisters-in-law, Louise Mallow of Plainview and Billie Breeland
of Phoenix, Ariz.; two brothers-in-law, Gordon Latta of Buchanan Dam and
Harold Latta of Seminole; and four grandsons.
Milton Lloyd Shedd
Funeral services for Milton Lloyd Shedd, 70, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Clark, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Memorial Park by Lemons Funeral Home.
Mr. Shedd died at 1 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 1997, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born on June 6, 1926, in Evant. He grew up in Post where he attended schools. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1945 and served on the U.S.S. Pensacola. After his discharge he returned to Post and graduated from high school in 1948. He moved to Plainview and attended Wayland Baptist College and started working for Southwestern Public Service in 1949, retiring in 1988 as a journeyman meterman.
He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon since 1985 and a member of the Couples Sunday School Class. He also had served as a teacher for several church classes.
He married Elizabeth A. Crabb on Sept. 2, 1950, in Post.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Gary (Theresa) Harriss and Mrs. Darrell (Kathy) Chandler, both of Plainview; two sons, Charles Shedd and Harvey Shedd, both of Plainview; two brothers, Delbert Shedd of Trustville, Ala, and Emmitt Shedd of Post; two sisters, Onella Snow of Hawley and LaVerne Rumbaugh of Levelland; and eight grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund.
Funeral services for Monty Ray Sooter, 37, of Dallas, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Garland Street Church of Christ with Karl King, minister, and Virgil Yocham, minister of Cooper Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in Halfway Cemetery by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.
Mr. Sooter died Thursday, May 29, 1997, at his residence.
He was born on March 2, 1960, in Lubbock. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1978 and was named all-state in UIL architecture comeptition. He graduated from Texas Tech University and moved to Dallas in 1983 where he was a master architect for Interprise Inc. of Dallas.
He was a member of Preston Road Church of Christ in Dallas.
Survivors include his parents, Ray and Inez Sooter of Halfway; one sister, Mrs. Danny (Shan) Gill of Fort worth; two brothers, Claude Sooter of Dallas and Randy Sooter of Irvin; and his grandmother, Eunice Foley of Lubbock.
Pallbearers will be Gene Sooter, David Sooter, Wayne Sooter, Charles Sooter and J.W. Rainey.